David L. Hageland

ELLIOTT — David L. Hageland, 70, of Elliott, died at 11:06 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Heritage Health in Gibson City with his wife and daughters by his side.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City. A funeral service officiated by the Rev. Jim Harkins will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at the funeral home, with a viewing one hour prior. Burial will be in Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City.

Mr. Hageland was born Aug. 16, 1947, in Elmhurst, a son of Lawrence and Hazel Wold Hageland. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he married Roberta “Bobbi” Johnson on Dec. 16, 1972, in LaGrange. Soon after, they planted roots in Central Illinois. She survives in Elliott.

Also surviving are two daughters, Sheri (Mike) Chandler of Onarga, and Brenda (Matthew) Kramer of Wheaton; six grandchildren; a brother, Richard Hageland of Dallas, Texas; a sister, Susan (Terry) Cessna of Monee; and his stepmother, Annette Hageland of Elmhurst. 

He was proceeded in death by his parents.

Mr. Hageland will be remembered by his family and friends for his love for his family, enthusiasm for trains and music, and his sense of humor.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Heritage Health.

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